Nine-alarm fire rips through Massachusetts downtown, destroying small businesses

11:07 AM ET Mon, 22 July 2019

A nine-alarm fire ripped through the downtown area of Natick, Massachusetts.The structure fire enflamed a commercial building that housed eight businesses, including a Chinese restaurant, print shop and pet groomer, according to NBC10 Boston. Footage of the scene captured plumes of smoke coming from the building. "It's going to be a very difficult day to do business downtown," Dan Dow, Natick Fire Department's acting fire chief, told NBC10 Boston.